Corey Gilbert

Left and Center: Corey circa, 1984

Right: Age Progressed to age 39

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

Missing Since: December 16, 1984

Missing From: Jefferson, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

Classification: Endangered Missing

Date Of Birth: November 29, 1978

Age: 6 years old

Height and Weight: 4’0″ and 55 pounds

Distinguishing Characteristics: African American Male, Black hair, Brown eyes, Corey was missing two of his bottom teeth at the time of his 1984 disappearance

Clothing/Jewelry Description: A royal blue muscle shirt/tank top with white trim, blue jeans, Corey was either wearing white sneakers with red/blue stripes or blue sneakers with red stripes

NCMEC Number: 754452

Details of Disappearance

Corey Gilbert was last seen in Jefferson, Louisiana on December 16th 1984. He disappeared from the Ten-To-Ten grocery store in the 3200 block of Jefferson Highway at 12:30 pm. He was playing a video game with another boy and the boy turned his back for a brief moment. When he turned back, Corey had disappeared. He was never seen or heard from again afterwards.

Investigators have considered that Corey may have fallen into the Mississippi River and drowned but it’s unclear as to what exactly happened to him and he has never been found. At the time of his disappearance, Corey lived in the 500 block of Causeway Boulevard. His disappearance remains unsolved.

Investigating Agency

If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:

Jefferson Parish Sheriffs Office 504-364-5300

Source Information

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

The Charley Project

The Doe Network